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Version1.0
Creation date2010-04-08 22:11:49 UTC
Update date2015-07-20 23:17:44 UTC
Primary IDFDB015397
Secondary Accession NumbersNot Available
Chemical Information
FooDB NameSodium nitrate (NaNO3)
DescriptionPreservative. Added to food as an appearance and colour control agent, flavour/flavour modifier and aerating/foaming agent.
CAS Number7631-99-4
Structure
Thumb
Synonyms
SynonymSource
Cubic niterChEBI
NiterChEBI
Nitrate de sodiumChEBI
Nitrate OF sodaChEBI
Nitric acid monosodium saltChEBI
Nitric acid sodium salt (1:1)ChEBI
Nitric acid, sodium saltChEBI
Sodium saltpeterChEBI
Sodium(I) nitrate (1:1)ChEBI
Nitric acid de sodiumGenerator
Nitric acid OF sodaGenerator
Nitrate monosodium saltGenerator
Nitrate sodium salt (1:1)Generator
Nitrate, sodium saltGenerator
Sodium(I) nitric acid (1:1)Generator
Sodium nitric acid (nano3)Generator
Sodium nitric acidGenerator
Chile nitredb_source
Chile salpeterbiospider
Chile saltpeterdb_source
E251db_source
Etabisulfitebiospider
Nitrate of sodabiospider
Nitrate, sodiumbiospider
Nitratinebiospider
Nitric acid sodium saltbiospider
Nitric acid, sodium salt, 8CIdb_source
Saltpeter (chile)biospider
Saltpeter (chile) (van)biospider
Soda niterbiospider
Sodium nitratedb_source
Sodium nitrate [UN1498] [Oxidizer]biospider
Sodium nitrate(dot)biospider
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
logP0.028ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Acidic)-1.4ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)-6.1ChemAxon
Physiological Charge-1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count3ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count0ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area68.88 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count0ChemAxon
Refractivity9.85 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability3.24 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings0ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Chemical FormulaNNaO3
IUPAC namesodium nitrate
InChI IdentifierInChI=1S/NO3.Na/c2-1(3)4;/q-1;+1
InChI KeyVWDWKYIASSYTQR-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Isomeric SMILES[Na+].[O-][N+]([O-])=O
Average Molecular Weight84.9947
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight84.977587546
Classification
Description belongs to the class of inorganic compounds known as alkali metal nitrates. These are inorganic compounds in which the largest oxoanion is nitrate, and in which the heaviest atom not in an oxoanion is an alkali metal.
KingdomInorganic compounds
Super ClassMixed metal/non-metal compounds
ClassAlkali metal oxoanionic compounds
Sub ClassAlkali metal nitrates
Direct ParentAlkali metal nitrates
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Alkali metal nitrate
  • Inorganic sodium salt
  • Inorganic oxide
  • Inorganic salt
Molecular FrameworkNot Available
External Descriptors
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
PropertyValueReference
Physical stateNot Available
Physical DescriptionNot Available
Mass CompositionN 16.48%; Na 27.05%; O 56.47%DFC
Melting PointMp 306°DFC
Boiling PointNot Available
Experimental Water Solubility730 mg/mL at 0 oCSHIU,WY et al. (1990)
Experimental logPNot Available
Experimental pKaNot Available
Isoelectric pointNot Available
ChargeNot Available
Optical RotationNot Available
Spectroscopic UV DataNot Available
DensityNot Available
Refractive IndexNot Available
Spectra
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash Key
ChemSpider IDNot Available
ChEMBL IDNot Available
KEGG Compound IDNot Available
Pubchem Compound ID24268
Pubchem Substance IDNot Available
ChEBI IDNot Available
Phenol-Explorer IDNot Available
DrugBank IDNot Available
HMDB IDNot Available
CRC / DFC (Dictionary of Food Compounds) IDKBT46-T:KBT46-T
EAFUS ID3460
Dr. Duke IDNot Available
BIGG IDNot Available
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
HET IDNot Available
Flavornet IDNot Available
GoodScent IDrw1099941
SuperScent IDNot Available
Wikipedia IDNot Available
Phenol-Explorer Metabolite IDNot Available
Duplicate IDSNot Available
Old DFC IDSNot Available
Associated Foods
FoodContent Range AverageReference
FoodReference
Biological Effects and Interactions
Health Effects / BioactivitiesNot Available
EnzymesNot Available
PathwaysNot Available
MetabolismNot Available
BiosynthesisNot Available
Organoleptic Properties
Flavours
FlavorCitations
odorless
  1. The Good Scents Company (2009). Flavor and fragrance information catalog. <http://www.thegoodscentscompany.com/allprod.html> Accessed 15.10.23.
Files
MSDSNot Available
References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
General ReferenceNot Available
Content Reference